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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World
By Audiobooks.com Publishing
4.4 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Maps have a mysterious hold over us. Whether ancient, crumbling parchments or generated by Google, maps tell us things we want to know, not only about our current location or where we are going but about the world in general. And yet, when it comes t
The World of Lore: Dreadful Places
4.4 out of 5 stars with 157 reviews
Captivating stories of the places where human evil has left a nefarious mark - featuring both rare and best-loved stories from the hit podcast Lore, now a streaming television series.
Sometimes you walk into a room, a building, or even a town, and yo
The Husband Hunters: American Heiresses Who Married into the British Aristocracy
4.1 out of 5 stars with 159 reviews
The Husband Hunters is a deliciously told historical audiobook about the young, rich, American heiresses who married impoverished, British gentry at the turn of the 20th century - the real women who inspired Downton Abbey
Towards the end of the 19th century and for the first few years of the 20th, a strange invasion took place in Britain. The citadel of power, privilege, and breeding in which the titled, land-owning governing class had barricaded itself for so long was breached. The incomers
The Intellectual Devotional: American History
4.5 out of 5 stars with 206 reviews
Modeled after those bedside books of prayer and contemplation that millions turn to for daily spiritual guidance and growth, the national best-seller
The Intellectual Devotional, offering secular wisdom and cerebral nourishment, drew a year's worth of readings from seven different fields of knowledge.
In this follow-up volume, authors David S. Kidder and Noah D. Oppenheim have turned to the rich legacy of American history for their selections. From Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin to
Technology of the Gods: The Incredible Sciences of the Ancients
4.9 out of 5 stars with 229 reviews
Popular Lost Cities author David Hatcher Childress takes us into the amazing world of ancient technology, from computers in antiquity to the flying machines of the gods. Childress looks at the technology that was allegedly used in Atlantis and the theory that the Great Pyramid of Egypt was originally a gigantic power station.
He examines tales of ancient flight and the technology that it involved; how the ancients used electricity; megalithic building techniques; the use of crystal lenses and
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
4.7 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
James A. Garfield may have been the most extraordinary man ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with the corrupt political establishment. But four months after his inauguration, a deranged office seeker tracked Garfield down and shot him in the back.
But the shot didn't kill Garfield. The drama of what
The Quest for Cosmic Justice
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.8 out of 5 stars with 191 reviews
This book is about the great moral issues underlying many of the headline-making political controversies of our times. It is not a comforting book but a book about disturbing and dangerous trends. The Quest for Cosmic Justice shows how confused conceptions of justice end up promoting injustice, how confused conceptions of equality end up promoting inequality, and how the tyranny of social visions prevents many people from confronting the actual consequences of their own beliefs and policies.
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
4.2 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
National Book Critics Circle Award, Nonfiction, 2011
In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. Wilkerson interviewed more than a thousand people, and gained access to
The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels
4.7 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
Number one New York Times best seller
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.
Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows us how what Abraham Lincoln called the ''better angels of our nature'' have repeatedly won the day. Painting surprising portraits of Lincoln and other presidents,
The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.3 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E. Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our country politically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, our chief form of innovation was slavery. Through forced migration and torture, slave owners extracted continual increases in efficiency from their slaves, giving the country a virtual monopoly on the production of cotton, a key raw material of the Industrial Revolution.
As Baptist argues, this
Don't Know Much About History
ean: 9780553471038, isbn: 0553471031,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 255 reviews
Who really ''discovered'' America?Why was Kansas ''bloody''?What was so ''great'' about the Great Depression?From Kenneth C. Davis, author of Don't Know Much About(r) Geography, Don't Know Much About(r) the Civil War and Don't Know Much About(r) the Bible, comes a lively presentation of the phenomenal bestseller that has brought American history to life for thousands of readers.From the first settlements of the continent through Vietnam, Watergate and Reagan, Davis takes listeners on a
The English and Their History
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ean: 9781515904199, isbn: 1515904199,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Robert Tombs's momentous The English and Their History is both a startlingly fresh and a uniquely inclusive account of the people who have a claim to be the oldest nation in the world. The English first came into existence as an idea, before they had a common ruler and before the country they lived in even had a name. They have lasted as a recognizable entity ever since, and their defining national institutions can be traced back to the earliest years of their history. The English have come a
American Heritage's Great Minds of American History
By Brand: Simon n Schuster Audio
ean: 9780671043841, isbn: 0671043846,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Five leading historians--Stephen Ambrose, David McCullough, James McPherson, Richard White, and Gordon Wood--along with Roger Mudd, provide personal analyses of key eras in American history, including World War II, the Civil War, Westward Expansion, the Industrial Era, and the American Revolution. TV tie-in. Simultaneous.
Don't Know Much About History - Updated and Revised Edition: Everything You Need to Know about American History But Never Learned
By Brand: Random House Audio
ean: 9780739303962, isbn: 0739303961,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
A new, completely revised, expanded and updated edition of the million-selling New York Times bestseller that launched the entire Don’t Know Much About series.When Don't Know Much About History first appeared, it created a sensation. With humor, great stories, and a trademark conversational style, the book brought Americans a fresh new take on history. Davis proved Americans don't hate history–they just hate the dull version they were force-fed in school.In his irreverent and popular
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